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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) website.  By visiting this website, you consent to the policies and practices described in this notice, including the collection and use of information as described below.

Automatic information collection

Your web browser automatically sends us and we may retain information such as:

  • the Internet domain through which you access the Internet;
  • the Internet Protocol address of the computer you are using;
  • the type of browser software and operating system you are using;
  • the date and time you access our site; and
  • the Internet address of the site from which you linked directly to our site.

We aggregate this information to help us determine the number of visitors to different sections of our site, to ensure the site is working properly, to help us make our site more accessible and useful, and for site security.

We do not use this information to identify individuals, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.

Personal information you provide

We collect personal information only when you choose to provide such information, such as your name, street address,  and email address, when you fill out one of our online forms.

We only use this information to alert you to MACPAC events and publications. We do not disclose such information to third parties, except for site security or law enforcement purposes.

We may keep information that will collect for an unlimited period of time. If you wish to view, amend or delete your personal data, please contact us.

Google Analytics

In addition to other tools, MACPAC uses Google Analytics data such as how often users visit our site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site.

Google Analytics delivers a cookie (only usable by Google Analytics) to your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site. Google’s ability to use and share this information is restricted by their terms of use (as amended for government websites) and the Google privacy policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site and no other personal information. MACPAC does not cross reference or combine the Google Analytics data with the personal information you submit to us online.

Site monitoring

The MACPAC website is a U.S. government site. Anyone using this system consents to monitoring by system or security personnel. Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system—or its supporting hardware or software—may violate federal or other statutes and may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.